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Natasha Kulviwat, a rising high school senior, discovered a protein that may serve as predictor for suicide and could potentially lead to new strategies for intervention and prevention.
Opening remarks were delivered by Dr. Blair Simpson, interim chair of psychiatry at Columbia.
- August 8, 2018
Researchers at Columbia University have found new evidence of how certain transport proteins are working at the molecular level, paving the way for new drugs to treat psychiatric disorders.
- August 1, 2018
A clinical trial conducted by Columbia University and Duke University suggest that donepezil may not improve cognitive performance in people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease who also had depression.
- June 20, 2018
Survivors of opioid overdose are at great risk of dying in the year after overdose, but the deaths are not always caused by drug use, a new study reveals.
Source:MedscapeJune 6, 2018
Dr. John Mann said this study used much more sophisticated statistical techniques than previous studies to rule out an association between lithium in groundwater and lower risk of bipolar disorder.
Source:Scientific AmericanMay 30, 2018
Dr. Alan Brown said that "the recognition that environmental factors in early development, prenatal factors, are likely to be very important in schizophrenia and just as important as genes,” is key.
- May 23, 2018
Dr. Ilana Nossel is the medical director and co-associate director of OnTrackNY and an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC).
- May 11, 2018
Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) identified a specific receptor related to the neurotransmitter serotonin that could be targeted with drugs to boost memory.
- May 3, 2018
Cognitive remediation can feasibly be implemented in large systems of care, according to researchers at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
- April 30, 2018
A new study suggests that when a specific approach to supported employment (Individual Placement and Support) is implemented well it is associated with higher employment rates sustained over time.
- February 16, 2018
Researchers at Columbia Universityand New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) found that people with schizophrenia who experience auditory hallucinations tend to hear what they expect.